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Probable Pitchers for July 13, 2013
PITCHf/x cards of today's probable pitchers can be found here: BrooksBaseball.net Probable Pitchers
Yesterday's Notable Stat Lines:
- Mets SP Jeremy Hefner allowed two runs in seven innings in a tough-luck no-decision.
- Pirates SS Jordy Mercer delivered a walk-off RBI single.
- Pirates SP Charlie Morton gave up two runs over seven innings in a no-decision.
- Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez connected for a two-run home run.
- Mets 3B David Wright finished 2-for-5 with an RBI single.
- Rockies SP Juan Nicasio allowed zero runs while giving up three hits and striking out three in his return to the rotation.
- Marlins SP Nathan Eovaldi allowed three runs over six innings.
- Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg struggled through the worst start of his career, giving up seven runs over just two innings.
- Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton swatted a two-run homer off Stephen Strasburg.
- Nationals OF Denard Span singled, walked, stole a base, and scored a run.
- Diamondbacks SP Patrick Corbin struck out 10 while allowing one run in 6 2/3 innings.
- Diamondbacks RP David Hernandez struck out two in a perfect ninth to earn a save.
- Brewers RP Tom Gorzelanny surrendered just a pair of unearned runs over six innings.
- Brewers OF Carlos Gomez went 0-for-4 on and is in a 1-for-24 slump over the last seven games.
- Cubs OF Nate Schierholtz went 0-for-3 with a walk.
- Cardinals 1B Allen Craig went 1-for-4 with an RBI.
- Cardinals RP Joe Kelly allowed one run in 5 1/3 innings while striking out four.
- Cubs RP Carlos Villanueva took a loss after surrendering two runs in six innings.
- Cubs RP Pedro Strop struck out the side in the eighth and is still unscored upon as a cub.
- Cardinals OF Carlos Beltran went 3-for-4 with a triple and a double.
- Cubs 2B Darwin Barney went 0-for-4.
- Yankees RP Mariano Rivera tossed a perfect ninth inning for his 30th save of the season.
- Yankees SP Hiroki Kuroda tossed five scoreless innings giving up six hits while striking out five.
- Twins SP Scott Diamond tossed 3 1/3 scoreless innings giving up one hit, but walking three.
- Yankees 2B Robinson Cano had an RBI double and walked twice.
- Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts.
- Orioles SP Chris Tillman yielded three runs over six innings.
- Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle was hammered for a season-high eight runs over six innings.
- Orioles OF Adam Jones went 3-for-4 with a go-ahead three-run homer and three runs scored.
- Orioles 1B Chris Davis launched his 35th home run of the season.
- Blue Jays C J.P. Arencibia went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run.
- Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta went 2-for-4 with a two-run double.
- Tigers SP Doug Fister pitched well, allowing just two runs on eight hits over his six innings of work.
- Rangers C A.J. Pierzynski belted his ninth home run of the season in a losing effort.
- Rangers SP Justin Grimm struggled mightily surrendering seven runs on ten hits, and eventually departed in the fourth inning due to to right forearm soreness.
- Filling in for Chris Perez who was unavailable, Indians RP Cody Allen picked up his second save of the season.
- Indians OF Michael Bourn delivered a pinch-hit, two-run double in the seventh inning.
- Indians SP Corey Kluber delivered an outstanding performance, surrendering just three hits and three walks over 7 2/3 scoreless innings.
- Royals 3B Mike Moustakas went 2-for-4.
- Royals RP Bruce Chen was terrific in his first start of the 2013 season, allowing just one hit and a walk over six scoreless innings.
- Red Sox OF Shane Victorino took a pitch off his right hand in the eighth inning.
- Red Sox SP John Lackey allowed two runs and three hits in seven innings.
- Astros C Chris Corporan delivered a two-run single in the first inning.
- Astros RP Jose Veras slammed the door, protecting a 2-0 lead and earning his 18th save of the season.
- Astros SP Jarred Cosart was absolutely scintillating in his MLB debut, scattering two hits and three walks over eight scoreless innings.
- Rays 2B Ben Zobrist spoiled the party in Jarred Cosart’s MLB debut, breaking up the rookie right-hander’s no-hit bit with a one-out single in the seventh inning.
- Rays SP David Price delivered a tremendous effort, allowing just two runs on eight hits while striking out three.
- Mariners C Mike Zunino turned in his first three-hit game.
- Angels SP Jerome Williams was pounded for six runs in 3 1/3 innings.
- Mariners SP Joe Saunders allowed no runs for seven innings and has now won three straight starts.
- Mariners OF Raul Ibanez hit his 23rd and 24th homers and even mixed in a double.
- Pirates transferred RHP James McDonald from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Brewers signed INF/OF Eric Patterson to a minor league contract.
- Rockies sent RHP Joseph Gardner outright to Double-A Tulsa.
- Padres optioned RHP Miles Mikolas to Triple-A Tucson.
- Padres activated 2B Jedd Gyorko from the 15-day disabled list.
- Padres activated 1B Yonder Alonso from the 15-day disabled list.
- Brewers signed 1B/OF Micah Owings to a minor league contract.
- Padres designated INF Pedro Ciriaco for assignment.
- Padres placed OF Kyle Blanks on the 15 day disabled list with Achilles tendinitis.
- Brewers recalled OF Khris Davis from Triple-A Nashville.
- Rockies recalled RHP Juan Nicasio from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
- Rockies optioned LHP Drew Pomeranz to Double-A Tulsa.
- Padres purchased the contract of Sean O'Sullivan from Triple-A Tuscon.
- Orioles acquired RHP Tim Alderson from the Pirates in exchange for 1B/OF Russ Canzler.
- Indians recalled RHP Chen-Chang Lee from Triple-A Columbus.
- Indians optioned RHP Danny Salazar to Triple-A Columbus.
- Yankees agreed to terms with first-round pick OF Aaron Judge.
- White Sox acquired OF Brandon Jacobs from the Red Sox for LHP Matt Thornton.
- Orioles purchased the contract of RHP Jairo Asencio from Triple-A Norfolk.
- Athletics sent INF Adam Rosales outright to Triple-A Sacramento.
- Mariners recalled LHP Bobby LaFromboise from Triple-A Tacoma.
- Mariners recalled RHP Hector Noesi from Triple-A Tacoma.
- Mariners optioned RHP Blake Beavan to Triple-A Tacoma.
- Mariners optioned RHP Erasmo Ramirez to Low-A Everett.
- Orioles designated RHP Jair Jurrjens for assignment.
- White Sox recall LHP Donnie Veal from Triple-A Charlotte.
- Red Sox transferred LHP Andrew Miller from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
- Astros activated OF Justin Maxwell from the 7-day disabled list.
- Astros optioned RHP Jarred Cosart to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
- Mets RP Frank Francisco (elbow) resumed his rehab assignment Friday, allowing a run on one hit for the Gulf Coast League Mets.
- Nationals RP Ryan Mattheus (hand) will begin a rehab assignment with the Gulf Coast League Nationals on Friday.
- Cardinals OF Matt Holliday (hamstring) indicated after Thursday's game that he's unlikely to need a disabled list stint, calling himself "day-to-day."
- Giants RP Santiago Casilla (knee) will be activated from the disabled list on Friday or Saturday.
- Giants SP Ryan Vogelsong (hand) was pleased with how he felt during a 30-pitch bullpen session Thursday.
- Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that SP Jon Niese (shoulder) has begun long-tossing in Florida.
- Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that C Travis d'Arnaud (foot) is doing "everything except playing."
- Marlins OF Chris Coghlan (back) has been cleared to resume baseball activities.
- Nationals SP Ross Detwiler (back) has not started a throwing program.
- Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann (neck) underwent X-rays and an MRI on Friday.
- Reds RP Sean Marshall (shoulder) threw 25 pitches to hitters Friday.
- Mets SP Matt Harvey (blister) threw a successful bullpen session Friday.
- Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig was removed from Friday's game against the Rockies in the fifth inning due to an apparent injury.
- Braves C Evan Gattis (oblique) went 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts in his first rehab game with Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday.
- Braves OF Justin Upton was removed from Friday's game against the Reds due to a strained left calf.
- Braves OF Jordan Schafer's (ankle) MRI results revealed an undiscovered stress fracture in his injured ankle on Friday, which will sideline him for an additional month.
- Braves OF B.J. Upton has been diagnosed with a right adductor muscle strain after leaving Friday's game against the Reds in the first inning.
- Brewers SP Marco Estrada (hamstring, back) will throw a bullpen session on Saturday.
- Rangers prospect 3B Joey Gallo will not participate in Sunday's All-Star Futures Game at Citi Field due to a strained groin.
- Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said that 3B Brett Lawrie (ankle) could be activated from the disabled list as soon as Friday.
- Rangers DH Lance Berkman (hip) believes he'll be activated from the disabled list on July 22, the first day he's eligible.
- Red Sox SS Stephen Drew (hamstring) has increased the intensity of his running in recent days.
- Indians SP Zach McAllister (finger) is slated to throw four innings Saturday in his first minor league rehab start with Double-A Akron.
- Rangers OF Craig Gentry (hand) will likely begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with Double-A Frisco.
- Rangers OF Jeff Baker (thumb) will likely begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with Double-A Frisco.
- Orioles DH Chris Dickerson (shoulder) will avoid a trip to the disabled list.
- White Sox RP Jesse Crain (shoulder) said Friday that he's still dealing with soreness.
- Yankees DH Derek Jeter (quad) has been ruled out through the All-Star break after being diagnosed with a Grade 1 right quad strain.
- Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz (shoulder) threw a successful bullpen session on Friday.
Notes and Rumors:
- ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Diamondbacks are one of the teams that have discussed a trade for White Sox SP Jake Peavy.
- The Blue Jays did not sign first-round pick Phil Bickford before Friday's deadline.
- The Braves will recall OF Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday.
- Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed Friday that RP Sergio Romo will replace one of the ineligible pitchers on the National League All-Star team.
- Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen ranks fourth amongst closers in K/9 rate with 12.51.
- The Giants are expected to promote OF Jeff Francoeur from Triple-A Fresno on Saturday.
- Nationals RP Rafael Soriano currently has the lowest strikeout rate of his career since his rookie season.
- Braves RP Craig Kimbrel has allowed just one run since May 8.
- Diamondbacks C Miguel Montero is 6-for-34 (.176) in July.
- Mariners manager Eric Wedge indicated Friday that SP Erasmo Ramirez will return to the Mariners' starting rotation after the All-Star break.
- Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli is 6-for-32 (.188) in July.
- Twins 1B Justin Morneau is off to a 4-for-36 (.111) start in July.
- Angels RP Ernesto Frieri's 13.6 K/9 ratio is the highest of his career.
- White Sox RP Addison Reed has a 6.35 ERA over 17 innings since June 1.
- Red Sox RP Brandon Workman will be recalled to make his first major league start against the Athletics on Sunday.
- Indians SS Francisco Lindor will be promoted to Double-A Akron after participating in Sunday's Futures game.
Yesterday's Top Hitters:
|Raul Ibanez||SEA||vs LAA||8-3 W||3/4||2||2||3||0||10||0|
|Adam Jones||BAL||vs TOR||8-5 W||3/4||1||3||3||0||7||0|
|A.J. Pierzynski||TEX||@ DET||2-7 L||3/4||1||1||1||0||6||0|
|Carlos Beltran||STL||@ CHC||3-2 W||3/4||0||1||1||0||6||0|
|Chris Davis||BAL||vs TOR||8-5 W||2/4||1||2||2||0||5||0|
|Brandon Crawford||SF||@ SD||10-1 W||3/4||0||2||0||1||5||0|
|Buster Posey||SF||@ SD||10-1 W||2/4||0||0||5||0||3||0|
|J.P. Arencibia||TOR||@ BAL||5-8 L||2/4||1||1||2||0||5||0|
|Kendrys Morales||SEA||vs LAA||8-3 W||2/4||1||2||1||0||5||0|
|Edwin Encarnacion||TOR||@ BAL||5-8 L||2/5||1||2||1||0||5||0|
|Starlin Castro||CHC||vs STL||2-3 L||2/3||1||1||1||0||5||0|
|Mike Zunino||SEA||vs LAA||8-3 W||3/4||0||1||1||0||4||0|
|Marco Scutaro||SF||@ SD||10-1 W||3/4||0||1||2||1||3||0|
|J.J. Hardy||BAL||vs TOR||8-5 W||1/3||1||1||3||0||4||0|
|Giancarlo Stanton||MIA||vs WSH||8-3 W||1/4||1||2||2||1||4||0|
|Mike Trout||LAA||@ SEA||3-8 L||2/3||0||1||1||1||4||0|
|Colby Rasmus||TOR||@ BAL||5-8 L||3/5||0||1||0||0||4||0|
|Kyle Seager||SEA||vs LAA||8-3 W||1/3||1||2||1||1||4||0|
|Torii Hunter||DET||vs TEX||7-2 W||2/4||0||2||1||0||3||0|
|DJ LeMahieu||COL||@ LAD||3-0 W||3/5||0||1||1||0||3||0|
|Carlos Santana||CLE||vs KC||3-0 W||2/3||0||1||1||1||3||0|
|Brian McCann||ATL||vs CIN||2-4 L||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Kirk Nieuwenhuis||NYM||@ PIT||2-3 L||1/3||1||1||1||1||4||0|
|Marcell Ozuna||MIA||vs WSH||8-3 W||1/4||0||1||3||0||3||0|
|Matt Carpenter||STL||@ CHC||3-2 W||2/4||0||1||1||1||3||0|
|Jose Reyes||TOR||@ BAL||5-8 L||3/5||0||1||0||0||3||0|
|Jhonny Peralta||DET||vs TEX||7-2 W||2/4||0||0||2||0||3||0|
|Derek Dietrich||MIA||vs WSH||8-3 W||2/4||0||2||1||0||2||0|
|Pedro Alvarez||PIT||vs NYM||3-2 W||1/5||1||1||2||0||4||0|
|Adam Lind||TOR||@ BAL||5-8 L||2/5||0||0||2||0||3||0|
Yesterday's Starting Pitcher Lines:
|Corey Kluber||CLE||vs KC||3-0 W||7.2||3||0||0||3||8||112||W|
|Jarred Cosart||HOU||@ TB||2-1 W||8||2||0||0||3||2||96||W|
|Bruce Chen||KC||@ CLE||0-3 L||6||1||0||0||1||4||97||ND|
|Juan Nicasio||COL||@ LAD||3-0 W||7||3||0||0||1||3||101||W|
|Joe Saunders||SEA||vs LAA||8-3 W||7||5||0||0||2||5||109||W|
|Bronson Arroyo||CIN||@ ATL||4-2 W||7||3||1||1||1||3||90||W|
|Jarrod Parker||OAK||vs BOS||2-4 L||7||3||2||2||0||3||93||ND|
|Jeremy Hefner||NYM||@ PIT||2-3 L||7||3||2||2||0||3||78||ND|
|David Price||TB||vs HOU||1-2 L||9||8||2||2||0||3||87||L|
|Tom Gorzelanny||MIL||@ ARI||1-2 L||6||3||2||0||1||4||84||L|
|John Lackey||BOS||@ OAK||4-2 W||7||3||2||2||4||5||113||W|
|Patrick Corbin||ARI||vs MIL||2-1 W||6.2||7||1||1||2||10||113||W|
|Clayton Kershaw||LAD||vs COL||0-3 L||7||6||3||3||1||10||104||L|
|Joe Kelly||STL||@ CHC||3-2 W||5.1||3||1||1||2||4||73||W|
|Charlie Morton||PIT||vs NYM||3-2 W||7||6||2||2||1||4||93||ND|
|Hiroki Kuroda||NYY||vs MIN||2-0 W||5||6||0||0||2||5||90||W|
|Carlos Villanueva||CHC||vs STL||2-3 L||6||4||2||2||2||4||90||L|
|Chad Gaudin||SF||@ SD||10-1 W||5||3||1||1||4||5||86||W|
|Scott Diamond||MIN||@ NYY||0-2 L||3.1||1||0||0||3||1||64||ND|
|Nate Eovaldi||MIA||vs WSH||8-3 W||6||3||3||3||4||5||100||W|
|Doug Fister||DET||vs TEX||7-2 W||6||8||2||2||2||5||106||W|
|Chris Tillman||BAL||vs TOR||8-5 W||6||8||3||3||1||5||108||W|
|Sean O'Sullivan||SD||vs SF||1-10 L||5||6||2||2||3||4||102||L|
|Kris Medlen||ATL||vs CIN||2-4 L||4||9||4||4||1||4||90||L|
|Mark Buehrle||TOR||@ BAL||5-8 L||6||9||8||8||0||4||101||L|
|Jerome Williams||LAA||@ SEA||3-8 L||3.1||7||6||6||1||1||68||L|
|Stephen Strasburg||WSH||@ MIA||3-8 L||2||5||7||7||4||2||66||L|
|Justin Grimm||TEX||@ DET||2-7 L||3.1||10||7||7||2||3||70||L|